Wayne was born on November 25, 1923 and passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Wayne was a resident of Vermont at the time of passing. He attended St. Michael?s Graded School and High School graduating in 1942. Wayne enlisted into the United States Army and served during World War II in England Normandy Northern France and Central Europe as a heavy machine gunner until his honorable discharge in December 1945. Wayne was married to Gertrude. There will be no calling hours. A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 am on Friday April 21 2017 at St. Augustine?s Catholic Church. Committal prayers and military honors will be held at a later date at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph VT. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice 600 Granger Road- Berlin Barre VT 05602 or to St. Augustine?s Catholic Church 16 Barre St. Montpelier VT 05602.